Marketing 784

Module code GIE 784
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Gordon Institute of Business Science
Module content

This module teaches a systematic approach to marketing decision making in order to match continuously changing market opportunities with the internal resources of the company in terms of production capacity, people and finance. Key topics include understanding the market and the customers, analysing marketing opportunities, developing marketing strategies, planning marketing programmes, and assessing new directions for marketing, particularly the impact of e-business. By critically examining an extensive theoretical base of marketing literature, and reviewing local and international case studies, you will develop the skills and insights required to formulate and evaluate an effective marketing strategy within the context of overall corporate objectives. You will evaluate the changing role of marketing in the knowledge economy, and how marketing interfaces with other functional areas within the organisation.

Module credits 10.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time Twenty four hours
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Gordon Institute of Business Science
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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